Wednesday, 1 August 2007

ABC's Robin Roberts has cancer

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Robin Roberts of Good Morning America has shared some deeply personal news with readers and viewers alike: she has cancer. While preparing for a tribute show for her colleague and friend, Joel Seigel, the hostess discovered she had a lump in her breast.

After visiting her doctor and getting a biopsy, her worst fear was confirmed. She is in the early stages of breast cancer. Her immediate thoughts were, "This can't be. I am a young, healthy woman."

Roberts is tackling the issue head on. By sharing her story with the public, she is setting a stellar example of facing her fears head on. She will soon be undergoing surgery and follow up treatments and her prognosis is very good. To send Roberts your support, click here.

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